Earth Grounding Solar Off Grid System – Grounding Batteries, Panels, Controller, Inverter

Jeff Arizona had homestead today's video I'm going to talk just about drowning my solar system so my solar power here off-grid I'm going to show you how I've got everything grounded right there's my earth ground it's six feet in the ground and I got that copper wire going to that copper post and that's six gauge I still need to anchor to the barn just so I don't have it flexing around there make it look a little prettier well I put it through one of these guys here just to make a little bit more convenient now let's go inside see what I got right here you have the ground bar coming in brother grounding wire coming in it goes up in here and it connects right there why did that loop now there's a lot of space in there so I thought maybe I'll just double it up so you can see it comes out the other side now as you can see on this ground every one of these breakers goes into a black wire which has an addition to it a neutral wire which is a white with also the copper so every one of these will have a copper inside it so everyone has to be connected to this busbar this is called a grounding busbar now on here I have a white one the reason why I have a white is because that white one is going around and it's going over here to my charge controller so it's actually grounding the box of my charge controller while I use white this is tin gauge wire I pulled it actually straight from one of these so I had leftover 10/2 wire as they call it and so I just pulled out this I left it covered and I wanted to use white to identify that as by charge controller charge controller ground so we have this six gauge black wire right there now when they deal with this is this one that's going to actually come all the way down and as we follow the wire it goes right over here to my negative so on my main negative I've grounded my battery so my batteries are now grounded and I use a six gauge because a I have plenty of six gauge because I buy the big of a spool of it right there because it was actually cheaper to buy it that way then to buy the exact footage I needed so but anyhow so the six gauge black is my ground going there my inverter has a ground right here and then I'm using is the black and now one is the same black that came from the white on the charge controller when I went to strip that wire there so I want to strip that wire use the white for the charge controller and a black for the inverter so the inverter comes up it basically follows the same same line except it's going to go all the way up come in here and right there is where it's at so I know by looking at this that that black goes to my inverter that white goes to my charge controller and both of those are my grounds so that's how identify that you probably couldn't use bear all the way through but to me I just don't like that exposed wire so this way I've got it all covered up going in there so that covers my grounding on the panel so I've got my inverter grounded my battery's grounded a charge controller grounded all to this bus bar all these breakers grounded to the bus bar and in the bus and then the bus bar leads the line out to that ground I just showed you to start off to video now my panels are grounded into onto the pole and into the ground I'll show you that here in a second but let me show you this copper wire here the bare copper 6 gauge I got a role in 25 feet this is grounding wire this is what I used out to the earth ground so now my solar panels they're grounded by the frame itself so when I bolted the solar panels to the framing up to these uni struts that grounds them to the Union starts unistart Center grounded through this black pole here and this black pole connects down here right at that lever down there caused me to twist my panels so that I can adjust to the Sun but it also makes that connection to the pole that's inside it which goes then down into the ground and it is one foot into the ground and then this whole cement slab is four feet in the ground and then what I also did is I put some rebar in there and tie the rebar all together and also tied it to the pole and that's also two feet on the ground from what I understand that should be enough to ground the panels

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